Popular Perennial Grasses of the Edwards Plateau

Date of Publication
December 7, 2021
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This publication summarizes the most common grasses found in the Edwards Plateau, including their associated values and characteristics. In the Edwards Plateau, ranching is the primary agricultural industry. Understanding the role that plant communities play is a key element of ranching in this Central Texas region. A landowner's understanding of the herbaceous plant community is crucial when contemplating future management strategies. This increased knowledge of grasses is essential for grazing, soil stability, and habitat management decisions. (13 pages)

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